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a new rezoning for children in a very toxic environment. but remember they came and spoke to say they didn't have their children in the area it was just an administration building they couldn't drink water and find out when it rained the whole this was contaminated and this is the grand opening at the 2450 third street is the one stop for young children is going going to be down the street from the sewage plant to have the broken digester. many of the owners in this property senior citizen have already acknowledged children shouldn't be in the area. your about to murder our children that were the digester has been acknowledged it's broken. if this was in any other neighborhood it wouldn't have been loud. we're asking you for help i'm about it's now time for action to the point that everyone who was invite and if you're the environmental commission that shouldn't have been took place. i'm about an eye for a eye and tooth for a tooth. i'm sure you wouldn't want your children to be put in this facility. we need to find out our addresses and names and give you a feeling of what this
other and the land so working with the physical and social environment truly grassroots way that was responsible for this and we honor charles page we got the grant in the same year he passed away. we received this grant it increase the ability for neighborhood to grow plants locally and to expand our volunteer base. as a direct result of the grant we developed 6 community garden all of which are quite vibrate. our bio weekly footprints baby news reaches several thousands subscribers and we've got 40 thousand hours of service. hundred dollars of first time visitors have had many group tours that we've hosted we talk about building social co- hergsz it's less about the garden than the process. in addition to our gardens we've created the bridge garden and the enterprise way to it and the top of the hill. so that's the bridge community it receives the best new green project from the neighborhood enforcement network. in it 2011 it's still one of the beautiful places in the neighborhood. one of our 3w5ishgd garden we built with a church. this as group of african-american women w
like to be consistent with our policy. we want to make sure that children can 1y50i the environment and make sure we understand what our land was like when you natives arrived here. but anyway, it seem like this practice was against that policy and we decided to provide a little bit more specific of a policy framework for our staff to work with to end this practice. i want porter to come and it's my privilege to introduce peter he's the senior advocate within the environment commission. greetings. thanks sxhois and thanks the the members of the public staying so late to hear the rest of the agenda tonight. i was hired about a i don't know at the environment commission before t before the entire city. open above the nature in our nature areas in san francisco the environment commission has never had a program with respect to our nature environment so i want to say we're pitting the nature in environment. beef heard a lot from the environment and the department has a from record and so, now we're going to add in the nature assignment to what the department does and thread that with th
and supporting the mayor, the department of the environment and the office of public finance to enable city residents to finance the energy and renewal capital improvement improvement and take other action necessary thereof. >> thank you mr. clerk. this item colleagues is a resolution i introduced and sponsored with the mayor with the revitaltation of greenfinancesf and that we support the office of the department and to take the appropriate steps to get greenfinancesf up and running. i want to thank all my cosponsors for their cosponsorship. in particular i want to thank supervisor mar for his early leadership on the issue. when the program was first put for thed and stalled in 2010 and with ground work with stakeholders from all of the communities and last tuesday the mayor and i announced to kick start greenfinancesf and continue san francisco's tradition of combating climate change, push out city down the path of reducing greenhouse gas emission goals and put san franciscans to in the neighborhoods and finance projects in their home. this program for residential properties of our un
, that stupid environment commission people their everywhere. all right. seeing no public comment >> a presentation and up to date of the bayview initiative and daniel the director the neighborhoods city administers office this is an informational presentation and discussion. >> so commissioners we've got a presentation as secretary fish mentioned we're happy to have daniel here today talking about the campaign we're excited on working together. >> i'll get caught up here. soon as the tech support come up >> while you're bringing that up you probably know we started the sf it's an initiative we're been working that the mayor's office and many city departments looking at what some of the risks brown will be to the city assets as a relates to seawater revises by another important component in addition to looking at infrastructure and assets is really making sure that community members know what the risks might be and they have the resources locally to address those issues. this self-just about infrastructure but about people and daniels going to be talking about that. >> all rig
, whether they originate in a wireless or wireline environment. america's future is a wireline environment. >> the future of the communications industry at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> this week on "q&a," pulitzer prize-winning journalist david finkel discusses his latest book titled, "thank you for your service." >> david finkel, at what point did you decide to call this book "thank you for your service"? >> it happened late in the game after i turned in the manuscript and we were searching for a title. i had another one in mind, which was "the suicide room." when i mention that to the publisher, she said, that is just a traffic title. are you trying to put us out of business? i said, i would read that book. she said, that is really not the right title for this book. we sat and batted it around. there is something about this phrase. i was worried it would come across as judgmental in some way or people would see it as almost bitterly ironic and that was not the intention. it is a much simpler meaning, which comes down to, this is what i got comfortable with finally, if you read the bo
property from the private entities in order to drill wells and create a safer working environment for the workers in a tunnel below grade. the owner wants to sell the land free and clear. we have basically two options before us. one was to move forward with eminent domain on the lease portion and the other option was to purchase the property on the open market. we negotiated with the owner. our offer is 10 percent above. what is critical on this particular item is that if we do not have the wells in place we'll spend 3 million $3 million to make a safer work environment and have the ability to sell it after the construction is complete. >> i thought i read here that they are going to lease it? >> they are going to lease it back for a short period of time until they move off the property. they will lease just the house area because the plans were to sell the house and retire. >> so how much are we going to lease it for? >> the lease is basically it's a free lease back as part of making this transition happen because the current lease on the well has expired. so as a counter for not
represent? the singlesay biggest issue is the transition to the new ip environment. internet protocol communications is the future. consumers are driving it, ip technology is the technology all devices to communicate with one another. it is that transition from an analog world to an ip world that is the biggest single issue. >> is there any room for a wire- lined up world anymore? >> i think the wire-lined up -orld is the center -- wire lined world that is of our economy and connects the economy and united states. increase 40% rates per year. i was a american -- i would say that america's future is a wire- lined a future. >> you are talking about the move to broadband and one of the sec is looking at is transition. you feel that the sec is moving quickly enough? i think there've been concerns about the process taking too long. >> i applaud the commission for establishing the technology transition task force. i think it is important that we have a managed transition to ip. the commission and department of commerce work very well together in transitioning us from an analog to digital wo
>> this is the meeting of the commission on the environment today it tuesday december 3rd it is 5:15 p.m. please turn off our cell phones the first item is call to order and roll call >> sxhoigz. sxhoiven. sxhois. commissioner wan. next item is introduction by commission jim glover what and welcoming right arms this is a discussion item. thank you monica i know we're deprived be in the community. our department of environment our director melanie and all of us have about that role existed to learn about what's you don't know and a toub talk about our programmed. re really fortunate to have ton tonight agenda is some thoughts and welcoming remarks and inspiration from our local elected district supervisor she's from the community and working in the community. she's here tonight and going to share some welcome remarks. i'd like to destr i'd like to introduce sxhoilg p (clapping.) everything commissioners thank you for being here. have you ever seen such is a great turnout. to the neighbors i want to say hello and thank you for engaging and welcoming the christmas to our neighborho
, the biggest issue is the transition to the new ip environment. i mean, internet protocol communications is the future. consumers are driving it. ip technology is the technology that enables all devices to communicate with one another, and it's that transition from an analog world to an ip world that is the biggest single issue. >> host: is there any room for a wire line world anymore? >> guest: well, i think that the wire line world is really the central circulatory system of our my. it is the veins and the arteries that really connect what is now the information economy in the united states. we're seeing data traffic on our wire line networks increase at the rate of 40% per year, and it's wire line networks that connect all forms of communication whether they originate in a wire line environment or a wireless environment. so, yeah, i would say america's future is a wire line future. >> host: joining our discussion is howard buskirk of "communications daily" where he serves as executive senior editor. >> you've already talked about the move to broadband, and one of the things the fcc is
the sentiments and values of what we want to see which is marrying an environment with labor and job development. that's the green color community that are being promised to folks. we how need to start laborer into the future but it has to build coalitions can only be the folks who care about 1r50i6789 but has to be the people caring families. when he think about the together and we include folks when we include those folks that are under employed when we include those folks to see the best possibility we come up with the best legislation for all. those folks have had that and i think those people see the good assignment is good for everything. amen, amen. when we do that it's good (laughter) >> once again, i want to thank the department and director luminal and supervisor farrell for the wonderful piece of legislation that's bone put forth. thank you. (clapping.) >> thanks ann going low. at this point i want to bring up jeanine from luminal contractor >> (clapping) >> thank you very much. what a great can i this is a great resolution. this is a triple win for san francisco energy solar an
in a wireline or wireless environment. america's future is a wireline future. >> u.s. telecom head walter mccormick much night on the communicators at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> i got upset with the president. covered my mental health meetings ist few had, and then they never showed up. i was walking in the white house and met this woman who was a press person. you do not ever cover my meetings. she said mental health is not a issue. but we found out what was needed and developed legislation. we passed the mental health systems act of 1980. through congress one month before jimmy, as he says, retired fromrily the white house. the incoming president put it on a shelf and never implemented it. it is one of the greatest disappointments in my life. atrosalynn carter, tonight 9:00 eastern, live on c-span and c-span3. also on c-span radio and c- span.org. world institute of politics held a discussion on the intelligence committee and national security in washington d c. lieutenant general michael flynn talks about the security landscape, addressed global trends like population growth, urb
environment. for allowing this school to continue to grow and develop on behalf of envy generation and for all those who have come after me. thank you (clapping.) hello >> hello, i'm a long the parents at creative arts. my oldest son this will be my 17th year at the school my youngest daughter is 12 she's in 7th grade. the reason we which i see arts is my middle son has dix election and i said to school with a special feed for learning difference. he bloomed at creative arts. his teachers were so poisht patient and they taught him how to read. my son has blot clotting disorders and w a single mom with 3 sons with disabilitys i've been helped even though i was panicking they take care of my children. but anyway, i attended a creative arts school and throughout the years we've increased our exist of students of color and staff of color. and made the place a better learning environment for our children. and i volunteer one hundred hours a year happily and because there a second family to me. so i love this school. thank you for renewing our charter (clapping) >> hello, i'm a parent at creative
and it excellent in association with the environment sorry with relationship to the environment and finally, at 47-year-old it's age eligible. the subject believe when it was 19 years old it was classified as a non-rated building. the characteristic buildings are identified telephone number on pages 5 and 6 and concluding the connecting bridge and art ways and the design by mark adams. it is - the department recommends that a solution for a change of designation to a change of category that building. it's included in your packet and if adapted today, this item will be considered for future distribution. that concludes my presentation and i'll turn it over for a short premise and i'll present letters for the commission for the property owner. >> good afternoon. i'm christen architecture historian at page and turn ball i have a brief presentation okay. my presentation provides a few illnesses and the summary of finding for article 11 change of designation. you'll see here an aerial view where the wrecky is located on california street adjacent to old st. marys church there's a bridge and another b
carbon fund recommendations and to approve the environment commission for san francisco department projects in our packet is a request for a draft proposal and senior environmentalists specialities and discussion and action item. >> since we're short open time i want to sort of introduce i i know the commissioners know a lot about this project but the public doesn't know about the san francisco carbon fund we've been moving this and she's done an extraordinary amount of work she'll do a quick introduction. >> i want to say like shawn is the hero the development of environment i like her so much. we'll make it belief thank you shawn and commissioners thank you so much who waited for all this time. i want to let you all know this is really compliment action those projects are going to be addressing many of the promises and even butterflies and reducing carbon e medications. 2 1/2 years ago we came up with the action strategy. we horde from the community help us take care of the spaces we live in help us take care of the green spades that will help us mitigate climate change and so
-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a series of flat
. the environment is huge. it is stronger than willpower. surrounding yourself with artists, being in a culture where artists are driving, and where a huge amount of them is a healthy environment. >> you are making it safer. push, push. that is better. when i start thinking, i see it actually -- sometimes, i do not see it, but when i do, it is usually from the inside out. it is like watching something being spawned. you go in, and you begin to work, excavate, play with the dancers, and then things began to emerge. you may have a plan that this is what i want to create. here are the ideas i want to play with, but then, you go into the room, and there maybe some fertile ideas that are becoming manifest that are more interesting than the idea you had initially set out to plan. so there has to be this openness for spontaneity. also, a sense that regardless of the deadline, that you have tons of time so the you can keep your creativity alive and not cut it off and just go into old habits. it is a lot like listening. really listening to watch what is going to emerge. i like this thing where you put y
continues to grow coca supplies with the oceans and often putting more stress on the environment and to watch is altering natural habitats and sometimes spreading diseases. during that oversee a one four has decided to take a different approach and let nature take its quirks the deal was a biologist a bit of a palm. he mes short human involvement is kept to minimum. so if we are able to create an ecological a wet stain the colic unaware of cny too. we will have outbid to teach the new sch le the essay in your fish farm the fish live in a natural environment. yes honey and not from bottom in all of you to leave the design of the show and a farm. create he is my imac read the bio what company. but we are recreating the same equality guy with aliens. and on the wickham finding while india's to audio that was to be written for compo the farm sits on a protected national park ten thousand hectares three hundred km of canals. over forty pounds fed by the nearby river. this is probably a dead baby gets that far. the music the euro and one of the biggest fish caught in the wall. until ob
to develop a basket of diversification for them in case this environment does arise. as i said, over half of our managers think low for longer. next year may be a boring year as far as where weights are and where the stock market goes. most importantly, people have to get invested. you cannot sit on the sidelines. while there is all this uncertainty, there are $10 trillion sitting in bank accounts earning nothing. you can invest in the future. we want to get people into the market and a much more diversified basket than just stocks and bonds. for longer,say low is that a call for the economy or on the market or will they both move in lockstep? >> it is both. growth is going too slow for a longer. of time. we think that the fed will keep monetary policy easy. short-term rates will remain where they are. long-term rates will budge up a bit. the stock market -- the peas are pretty high. we can squeeze a lot of juice out of that. we want to be a bit cautious for the longer-term right now. we want to make sure the people are using this diversification and understand the correlation may work ag
a friendly and safe environment. so, a lot of the areas of town that maybe are going through some kind of gentrification or change, i've been participating in mccop and hub which you sent me an e-mail about that. others that don't generally have thing going on, this is a way to bring light to a dark spot, i guess. so, mission and goals. as i said, san francisco is a city that drives entrepreneurship, creativity and culture. mobile retail combines all of these qualities. our goal -- and i believe i speak for most of the mobile retailers that are in my organization -- is to really work together with existing brick and mortars. we don't want to take anything away from anybody. we really want to collaborate and cross promote. there's a lot of traditional ways of marketing and promotion that are done in brick and mortar and time i'm finding that now, i'm launching my first s.f. weekly ad for my holiday ad for my brick and mortar store. facebook, media, tums abler, printer, makes really great cross promotion and i believe that our trucks could ~ -- our followers could end up spilling over in
that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prepared to ta
environment work such as the rec and park to name a few. with regard to rec and park we've enjoyed a relationship and we've installed structures at the gilman playground and ralph playground and hertz playground to name a few and provided community garden development and trail maintenance in glen common and berry no heights and all of those were done with various mechanisms. however, we bring money to the table. so finally, from 19 to the perpetrate sf cc has provided $1.4 million of the property 84 funding we received from the state to remove and rebuild remaining walls and this in the buena invest and adams rogers just to name a few. at the conclusion we having ask the rec and park fill out an evaluation for the core member performance and the overall quality of the project. for the future we want to partner with rec and park to get some funding forbid the rec and parks trail fund and others. in some cases the application will be more competitive if you use the core as a partner to perform the work >> thank you for your time and attention i want to show you a 5 minute video of o
a recent phenomenon because it helps the environment. this is a great bioindicator of how well they're doing, and a lot of people are doing it in france. it's a really big urban area, and so is new york. >> welcome back, the video shot by the bee team at george washington university in dc. and it has hives on the campus. and urban beekeeping is taking off. and they're trying to legalize it in many cities. it could cause more harm than good. but talk to us about raising bees in the community. >> i love our community, they're so informed. ursula said: >> so larry, talk a little bit about the difference between commercial beekeeping and urban beekeeping, and if it's something that can turn the situation around. >> well, commercial beekeeping, i always considered it to be an artificial industry, because it became necessary once our agricultural industry decided to move over to a mono crop format. where if you have 50,000 acres of almonds, the bees can't survive except for the time when the almonds are putting out flowers. >> so they had to be brought in? >> so they had to have this arti
environment and can ride their bike route fear of bit hit by a car and having safe streets like that everyday is very important like you heard from previous speakers the number of cyclists have increased and that is with a lack of infrastructure. if we can provide the safe infrastructure for people interested in being a cyclist i think the number will grow and definitely make an impact on the number of people that drive cars and muni and the efficiency of muni and i just thank you for prioritizing this. i think it's really, really important to recognize that the statistics that we're hearing about are not just statistics but they're people and they're people just trying to get to work everyday and they want to get there in a safe way. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> i am paul skillbeck and a 15 year resident of san francisco and live near van ness in the main thoroughfare for cycleelists of san francisco. i ride by bike everyday. no way i suggest that a child ride a bike in on polk street and what is being done and as others have outlined san francisco streets are not safe for
environment was dreamed up by computer scientists at the university of illinois, chicago. think of a project room or a war room where you hang up pieces of paipaper and photographs and you tape them to the wall and you see lots of different data at the same time. today all data is stored n in ce computer we wanted electronic walls so you can display information. >> these visualzations can show howdhowdyhow depression ma manie mind. you can get big or shrink down. you get different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes and relationships. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endless. but it' it's at the heart k-2's dimensions. in 2009 nasa funded the endurance research project to study under water environments. they dropped a 6 million-dollar robot into the center of lake bonnie using sonar to collect data from the lake's deepest point. >> we had the robot sending out sonar and what we ended up getting back was 50 million points. university of illinois professor headed up the mission. it's a data set unlike any other in a lake environment. >> that data n
to make this environment a successful one. the last person is someone who's been with qb c has been a guide and it's a great pleasure to ask park evens and myers to come up broke >> so how many cities have a mayor that can name science. i don't think any other than san francisco it's amazing. but we're here to celebrate this combrart. i have been in incubators all over the world i've never seen one like this. it's done with care ease one thing we know about science it's all about teams. there's a special individual or a great idea but it's how teams win. the way it's put together in the shared labs and the dynamic dow conceived the garage. how many of you have gotten a tour of the facilities. then you know they started in the q v b believe and had a desk and lab beverage and maybe if they progressed this was do you go brainchild to now so many applicants they've created 4 hundred jobs by all the companies they've started. 62 companies are in the garages down there and it's not like the affidavit packard or hewitt's those are good. and start up in a box to teach scientists how to st
, in southern africa. they live in a semi-arid or desert region. it's a very tough environment in whi tsurvive. and they are hunter-gatherers. they are peo who live o t land. people survive really on the margins in that environment. it's very easy to go across the line and to get into real trouble through sickness. so the alleviation of sickness and suffering is a regular need that has to be addressed. the healing ceremonies that the kung perform are one way of addressing those needs of restoring balance and harmony and health. the sound of the music itself is a healing sound. the music comes to people on a subconscious level. it gets right to the core. and it has a way of transforming you. one of the most interesting things about the healing ceremonies of the kung is that there aren't any words. there's no text at all. yet that music is very powerful, very moving, very, very emotional music. and how does that work? you know, you hear people singing, and they're yodeling. you hear this wonderful melody, little fragments sung by one person put together with little fragments sung by another pers
to have, are complementary to the environment and we are questioning certain buildings being detrimental to the natural setting. but i think the ferry building and the palace of fine arts and the city hall, and legend of honor, are many of our classic buildings are a complement to the environment. if we had no building at all or habitants in san francisco, it wouldn't be an interesting place. what makes san francisco interesting is the built environment we have. and particularly i am interested where i think we have a presentation on the presidio projects, and i am very favorable to the lucas one looking at the design and fitting in to what himy comment were. and second i want to talk that was in that "60 minutes" is amazon and the drones that they were planning deliver their packages but what we should take out is that their growth has been astronomical. and in the statistics from black friday to cyber monday, there was a huge increase of buying online and flat at the brick and mortar stores. i think the lesson we need, while we are concerned about formula retail and its competition wit
and laughter] ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. one... and security will be tight. kpix 5's linda yee explains how police plan top rowdy fans in check. >>> niners/seahawks game at candlestick park on sunday is a big one and security will be just as big. linda yee explains how police will handle the rowdy police. >> reporter: rivalry intense. sunday's game between the niners and the seahawks promises to be one for the books. >> this is the defending champion against the current top seed in the nfc west. these two teams, they don't like each other. >> just in case sunday's showdown gets rowdy, more cops will be at candlestick in uniform and undercover. >> we always have police officers dressed in rivalry team, jerseys, hats, whatever. they
is teaching them. >> what we didn't want to do is duplicate the classroom or duplicate the environment they walked away from. >> the program is called oakland youth first and he is on a mission to show these teens a world beyond the inner city, by sea and by air. >> today, he, the bay area black pilot's association and members of the airmen are teaching the kids how to fly planes using top of the line high-tech simulators. the kind used by professional pilots. >> we teach them everything from instrument reading, how to control and speak to the tower. >> this is about as close to a real cockpit as you can get. instructors say after five hours on this simulator, students are ready to fly a plane. >> those numbers, they are getting ready to land in san francisco. >> in a few months, they will co-pilot a real plane. leon robinson says he picked up more than just sea and air skills. he learned his passion. >> i like the environment, like the air. you get to see. it's like being on the water. i don't know, there's something about it. that's something i can do long- term. >> how does i
skims the surface of mars. known as the cave two, this large scale virtual reality environment was dreamed up about i computer scientists at the electronic visualization lab at the university of illinois chicago. >> it's like a projected room or war room where you hang up pieces of paper and photographs and you take -- tape them to the wall so you see lots of different data at the same time. today all data is stored in computer. rather than print them out and tape them to the walls, we wanted electronic walls where you could display information. >> the cave two can transport psychiatrists inside their patient's brains using data from an mri. these neural connections in the brain can provide critical notings of how it man nests in the mind. >> you get a different% tich like alice in wonderland where you can be big or you can shrink down the rabbit hole. you get different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes and relationships. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endless, but interdisciplinary collaboration brings it to life through three
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